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Tawhitokino and Orere Point, Auckland Region, New Zealand

Tawhitokino and Orere Point, Auckland Region, New Zealand

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Waharau Regional Park, Auckland Region, New Zealand

Waharau Regional Park, Auckland Region, New Zealand

User reviewed online profile of Waharau Regional Park: Auckland region, New Zealand. Plan your adventure holiday to Waharau Regional Park armed with information and reviews provided by experts and by users. Find out about when to go, how to get there, what to do, best season to visit, its wildlife, …

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Waipoua Forest Sanctuary, Northland Region, New Zealand

Waipoua Forest Sanctuary, Northland Region, New Zealand

Waipoua Forest preserves some of the best examples of kauri forest remaining in New Zealand. It is notable for having two of the largest living kauri trees, Tane Mahuta and Te Matua Ngahere. The forest was declared a sanctuary in 1952. A community based volunteer organisation, the Waipoua Forest Trust, …

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Paparoa National Park, West Coast Region, New Zealand

Paparoa National Park, West Coast Region, New Zealand

Paparoa National Park is on the west coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It was established in 1987 and encompasses 306 km2. The park ranges from on or near the coastline to the peak of the Paparoa Ranges. A separate section of the park lies to the north …

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Rimutaka Forest Park, Wellington Region, New Zealand

Rimutaka Forest Park, Wellington Region, New Zealand

Rimutaka Forest Park is a protected area near Wellington, New Zealand. It covers 220 square kilometres (85 sq mi), encompassing the Catchpool Valley and the Orongorongo Valley at the southern end of the Rimutaka Range. Established in October 1988, the park contains several short walks and five huts that can …

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Shakespear Regional Park, Auckland Region, New Zealand

Shakespear Regional Park, Auckland Region, New Zealand

Shakespear Regional Park is a nature park in the Auckland Region of New Zealand. It is located at the tip of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula, and is named after the Shakespear family which bought the land in the 1880s from local Maori. The Park is home to three walkways, Heritage Trail, …

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Omana Regional Park, Auckland Region, New Zealand

Omana Regional Park, Auckland Region, New Zealand

Omana Regional Park is situated 42 km (40 mins) drive south east of Auckland city, New Zealand just before entering Maraetai township. Open 8am-5pm (winter) or 8.30pm (summer). User reviewed online profile of Omana Regional Park: Auckland region, New Zealand. Plan your adventure holiday to Omana Regional Park armed with …

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Puketi Forest Park, Northland Region, New Zealand

Puketi Forest Park, Northland Region, New Zealand

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Rakiura National Park, Southland Region, New Zealand

Rakiura National Park, Southland Region, New Zealand

Rakiura National Park is a nature reserve park located on Stewart Island / Rakiura, New Zealand. It is the newest national park of New Zealand and opened in 2002. The protected area covers about 85% of the island. Rakiura National Park is the 14th of New Zealand’s national parks and …

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Scandrett Regional Park, Auckland Region, New Zealand

Scandrett Regional Park, Auckland Region, New Zealand

Scandrett Regional Park is a regional park located on the north east tip of the Mahurangi Peninsula, north of the city of Auckland, New Zealand. It encompasses Mullet Point and includes regenerating coastal forest, rocky headlands that protrude into Kawau Bay, Scandretts Bay beach and a precinct of historic farm …

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